WATCH: Cheryl Cole’s Controversial The Voice UK Performance

Cheryl Cole may be waking up to some rather unpleasant  headlines this morning – with fans slamming her for allegedly miming on The Voice UK.

Yet many of the accusations stem from the energy and spectacular nature of her performance, with people questioning whether it would have been possible for the former X Factor judge to maintain all too flawless vocals while completing an extraordinary dance routine.

One thing that was not in question was the fact that Cheryl looked stunning – and others including The Voice judge chose to focus on the performance as a whole, tweeting: “That’s my girl @CherylCole rockin it #thevoiceUK.”

Yet with the show making much of the idea that an artist’s voice rather than performance is what matters, others were less generous.

Last night’s show saw the contestants compete for a place in The Voice UK’s  final, as well as Cole’s performance. It’s been confirmed that Ed Sheeran and Maroon 5 will perform during the final.

Perhaps the best thing to do then is to judge for yourself, was Cheryl stunning enough and her performance so brilliant as to make criticism of her miming pointless, or if the possibility that it was done with too much trickery gives Cheryl a bad name.


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